The iPhone maker shares are down more than 8% in premarket. Chinese manufacturing data were better than expected.
Wednesday highlights quarterly results from Apple and another debt ceiling vote.
Capital One is both upgraded and downgraded, and Visa is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The premium cable channel locks up a 10-year deal with Universal Pictures.
If you look at the list of companies that fared the best over the final month of 2012, you'll find a number of them are technology and internet related.
Reed Hastings helped bring in new viewers and content in 2012, but his company piled up debt and tanked earnings.
More companies will build private clouds in 2013 while paying for redundancies from commercial clouds supporting the same system, in effect creating a hybrid cloud.
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